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  • Lawmakers Press AT&T, DirecTV on Whether Merger Will Lead to Lower Prices

    The CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV were pressed on Capitol Hill on whether their proposed $49 billion merger, pitched as a way to achieve cost efficiencies, would lead to lower prices for consumers, but neither company committed to such a scenario. Instead,...
  • Complaints mount as Google Fiber extends reach in first launch city

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Much as the anticipation for a swifter Internet for Kansas City continues to grow, so do complaints about the sometimes inconvenient construction of Google Inc.'s infobahn. Rutted lawns. Busted gas lines. Unannounced construction workers...
  • As technologies converge, AT&T keeps a wary eye on Google

    AT&T Inc. has many strong rivals in the great convergence of wireless, Internet and video technologies, but none looms larger potentially than search giant Google Inc. That's the impression from a close reading of a recent regulatory filing supporting...
  • Troy Wolverton: Amazon phone unlikely to catch Fire

    In announcing Fire, its first-ever smartphone, Amazon showed off some sparks of innovation. There are two standout features in particular: a service called Firefly that can identify everything from a song to box of cereal to a Picasso painting based on...
  • Amazon's Bezos unveils Fire Phone with fast track to online shopping

    SEATTLE Amazon.com Inc. unveiled the Fire Phone smartphone Wednesday, featuring a way to differentiate the device from rivals with technology that identifies book covers, labels and barcodes to make shopping easier. "Can we build a better phone for our...
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  • AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing

    By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday. "The combination of AT&T and...
  • DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.

    DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.
    After the coffee. Before wondering where the last 20 years went. The Skinny: Hard to believe it's been 20 years since the Nicole Simpson-Ron Goldman murders. I was living here then and once a friend and I played detective and timed the drive from O.J....
  • DirecTV, AT&T Make Case for Merger with FCC

    It's all about the bundle. That's what AT&T and DirecTV told the FCC in a filing Wednesday that makes the case for why the union of the telco giant and satcaster would be in the public interest. As both sides have repeatedly stated, the combo will make...
  • John Oliver finds humor in net neutrality, but loses the facts

    John Oliver finds humor in net neutrality, but loses the facts
    Comedian John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" has done the unimaginable: He made the debate over the Federal Communications Commission's proposed net neutrality rules compelling. Now if only he'd gotten the facts right. Oliver,...
  • AT&T Expects DirecTV Deal to Cut TV Programming Costs by At Least 20%

    AT&T shed more light on the cost synergies -- and new revenue opportunities -- that it expects to realize through its takeover of DirecTV, including shaving down programming costs by 20% or more. The telco has said it expects to save $1.6 billion per...